20 November 2020Advice for vulnerable members who are working in level 4 LAs
18 November 2020The EIS has responded to today’s announcement that 11 local authorities are moving to Leve ...
26 November 2020The British Psychological Society recently reported that many psychologists were concerned ...
28 October 2020This briefing aims to update LA Secretaries on the provision of Music in schools, particul ...
26 October 2020The EIS has written to the Deputy First Minister and all Education Spokespersons at the Sc ...
16 October 2020The EIS sent a survey to all IMTs concerning arrangements around the provision of Instrume ...
Advice on schools reopening and risk assessments
Infographics providing a weekly snapshot of current COVID-related data in relation to children and young people.
The EIS Education Department has published initial guidance on curriculum and pedagogy in schools
As schools prepare to return to full-time face-to-face learning the EIS surveyed members to find out if members feel safe enough to return to school, and what additional measures they might like in place to mitigate any perceived risks.
The Executive had a number of concerns regarding the published Guidance on schools reopening, which it requested we raise with the DFM & Directors of Education.
A helpful list of Covid-19 resources for EIS reps...
An updated selection of FAQs following the announcement from the First Minister that schools will return on 11th August.
Scientific advice for the safe re-opening of schools and resumption of school transport has been published.
The EIS surveyed its members to find out about the challenges of delivering education remotely as well as in school hubs.
Advice on priorities for teachers and other school staff: June 2020 ,
A comprehensive report of recent Scottish Government announcements and publications.
The full results of a major survey, carried out by the EIS, have highlighted the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and warned of challenges that must be overcome for schools to re-open.
The EIS is currently analysing the full results from the survey, including the tens of thousands of additional comments that were left by school sector members...
John Swinney Response to BIGTU
The General Secretaries of 10 teacher trade unions across the UK and Ireland have written to the Education Ministers in all 5 jurisdictions urging "significant caution in any consideration of reopening schools."
The Scottish Government has produced supplementary guidance for education and childcare settings on implementing physical distancing and the use of PPE during the COVID-19 outbreak.
This directory sets out the key EIS resources to advise and support members during the current lockdown caused by Covid-19.
This advice is intended to support members during the current period of school closure in relation to planned report writing that may have been planned for Term 4.
SNCT Joint Secretaries 20-78 The SNCT details regarding how the issue of payment for supply teachers should be administered in all Councils
This communication is specifically for members working in independent schools and third sector establishments, including those who are part of the new EIS-NEU joint membership platform.
Following yesterday's update the SNCT (Scottish Negotiating Committee for Teachers) Circular referred to has now been agreed.
EIS local association secretaries and members have contacted the Employment Relations Department raising concerns about the potential risks to pupils, students, staff and parents or carers during the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Some revisions have been made to the Scottish Government guidance on schools reopening, mainly around testing protocols...
The EIS has made a submission to the Mark Priestley led review of the exam diet 2020...